Congresswoman McCollum: We Must Honor Our Nation’s Veterans and Their Patriotic Sacrifices

Nov 11, 2012 Issues: Defense and National Security, Veterans

For Immediate Release:  November 11, 2012                                        
Contact:  Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

Washington, DC – Sunday, November 11th marks the annual commemoration of Veterans Day.  Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement:

“On this Veterans Day, we remember the patriotic sacrifices of those who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam, Korea, World War II, and anywhere U.S. forces have fought for freedom. Without the brave efforts of all our armed forces and their families, our country would not live so freely.”

Congresswoman Betty McCollum serves on the House Appropriations
and Budget Committees.